Understanding Joints: A Practical Guide to Their Structure and Function
This is an introductory text designed to give an understanding and awareness of the function of the main joints in the body. Students of physiotherapy, osteopathy and other subjects related to orthopaedics and manual medicine will find the clarity of the book helpful. The text is highly illustrated and provides a range of study tasks to encourage learning by discovery.Bernard Kingston is Senior Lecturer in Functional Anatomy and Clinic Tutor at the British School of Osteopathy, London, UK.
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Anatomical terminology and movements
Introduction to joints
The cervical spine
The respiratory mechanism and the thoracic spine
The lumbar spine
The vertebral junction areas
The temporomandibular joints
The pelvis and sacroiliac joints
abduction allows anatomical angle ankle anteriorly apophyseal joint arch articular processes articular surfaces articulating atlanto-axial joints atlas attachment axis bone specimens bursa calcaneus capsule clavicle Clinical Note collateral ligament colleague compressive Consider cruciate ligaments details shown digitorum distal dorsal elbow epicondyle eversion extension extensor facet features shown femur fibres fibrocartilage fibrous fingers flexed flexion/extension flexor foot functional glenohumeral joint head Highlight the details Highlight the names humerus inferior innominate instant centre intervertebral discs joint surfaces knee kyphosis lateral rotation longitudinal longus lumbar spine lumbosacral mandible medial rotation meniscus ments metacarpal metacarpophalangeal joints motion segment move Movement produced Muscle check occipital palmar Palpate patella pelvis plane plantar flexion pollicis position posterior pronation proximal reference ribs sacrum sagittal scapula shoulder shown in Figure sidebending slide structure Study tasks subtalar joints superior supination synovial joint synovial membrane talus tendon thoracic spine thumb tibia tubercle tuberosity upper vertebral column weightbearing wrist
Page 232 - Pearcy MJ, Tibrewal SB 1984 Axial rotation and lateral bending in the normal lumbar spine measured by three-dimensional radiography. Spine 9: 582-587 Pearcy M, Portek I, Shepherd J 1984 Three-dimensional X-ray analysis of normal movement in the lumbar spine.